Top 15 Shepherd Center Stories of 2017
2017 brings progress and hope for Shepherd Center patients, family and staff.
Readers of Shepherd Center news, features and blogs in 2017 followed developments in research and technology for spinal cord injury, acquired brain injury and multiple sclerosis, as well as celebrated with us as patients returned home to their families, students returned to school and communities rallied around their friends and families during rehabilitation. Readers also learned from patients, families and staff what makes Shepherd Center truly unique.
In case you missed it, here is a recap our top 15 newsroom stories of the year.
Anna Claire Stokes had a wedding to coordinate. Thanks to her new Shepherd Center family, no spinal cord injury was going to derail her plans.
North Carolina man focuses on his continued rehabilitation three years after sustaining a spinal cord injury in a car crash.
It is possible to visit the beach if you have a mobility impairment.
Shepherd Center's SCI-Ex app provides exercise regimens using video demonstrations.
Shepherd Center launches free app designed by certified driver rehabilitation specialists to help prevent automobile accidents and injuries.
Mike and Melanie Schneider are forever grateful for the intense rehabilitation Mike received at Shepherd Center.
Maria Rea of Hazlehurst, Georgia, reflects on life since sustaining a spinal cord injury.
Michael Yochelson, M.D., MBA, to join Shepherd Center Aug. 28.
Sarah Morrison will lead the hospital.
Funds benefit Shepherd Center’s SHARE Military Initiative and the Andrew C. Carlos Multiple Sclerosis Institute.
Fashion show in June features modeling by hospital staff members and former patients.
Shepherd Center's MS Institute participates in clinical trial of the drug.
Caleb Faulkner continues to make gains four years after motorcycle crash.
As he retires, Donald Peck Leslie, M.D., reflects on his 34-year career at Shepherd Center.
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Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neuromuscular conditions. Founded in 1975, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation. In its more than four decades, Shepherd Center has grown from a six-bed rehabilitation unit to a world-renowned, 152-bed hospital that treats more than 743 inpatients, 277 day program patients and more than 7,161 outpatients each year in more than 46,000 visits.